Our Editor In Chief Dr KK Aggarwal Takes over As Senior Vice President of Indian Medical Association

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Dr. KK Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India took over as National Senior Vice President of Indian Medical Association for the year 2014. Dr Jitender B Patel from Ahmadabad took over as the President.

Dr. Aggarwal is Padma Shri and Dr. BC Roy National Awardee and a Senior Consultant, Physician and Cardiologist at Moolchand Medcity. In the past Dr. Aggarwal has served as the Head of Research wing and Academic wing of IMA and also Finance Secretary of IMA.

He has also served as President of Delhi Medical Association and President IMA. He also served as President IMA Delhi branch three times.

Dr. Aggarwal is known for his innovative low cost health awareness modules. In three of his conceptualized events National Commemorative Postal Stamps have been released.

Firstly in 1991, Run for your Heart and secondly in 1993 Perfect Health Mela, on both the occasions Government of India released postal stamps. In 2012 Government of Rajasthan released cancellation stamp on organizing first ever mega health check-up camp at Ajmer.

Dr. Aggarwal was also the first one to have start Clot Dissolving Therapy in acute heart attack in India and also to have started Color Doppler Echocardiography in North India.

The team changed at Rajahmundry Andhra Pradesh at the central council meeting of IMA.